Jule Körner, a True Romantic?


Jule Körner’s romantic side is evident throughout the historic home. Evidence of Jule’s willingness to buck tradition in favor of romance can be found in the second floor Reception Room. During the Victorian Era public displays of affection were strictly forbidden.  To get around this, Jule designed a small alcove behind each fireplace (affectionately called […]

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Inclement Weather Update


Körner’s Folly is CLOSED Saturday, January 23 and Sunday, January 24, 2016  due to inclement weather.  For updates, continue to check here, call our office (336) 996-7922, check our Facebook page, or email director@kornersfolly.org The puppet show scheduled for Saturday, January 23 has been rescheduled to Saturday, January 30 due to inclement weather.  Join us […]

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January News from Körner’s Folly


 Click here to read the January 2016 E-Newsletter Happy New Year from Körner’s Folly Puppeteer training for the “Körner’s Folly Family Revue” Puppet Show The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe comes to Körner’s Folly Now Accepting Private Group Reservations for 2016 Calling All Educators! Upcoming Events: Save these Dates! Want to receive monthly updates about Körner’s Folly, […]

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Pardon our mess! What goes up must come down…


Sadly, it’s now the end of the holiday season at Körner’s Folly.  And now, what goes up, must come down.  From January 3 – 12, 2016 we have scores of wonderful volunteers taking down all of the Christmas decorations.  We highly recommend planning your January tour on or after Wednesday, January 13, 2016 as the […]

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Holiday Calendar: Remaining Tour Days


Only a few days remaining for a Victorian Christmas at Körner’s Folly! Holiday Hours: November 27, 2015—January 2, 2016* Wednesdays –Saturdays: 10am – 5pm Sundays: 1-5pm Christmas Eve & New Year’s Eve: 10am – 2pm (Last tour tickets sold at 1pm). Christmas Day & New Year’s Day: CLOSED *Körner’s Folly is CLOSED on Sunday, January 3, 2016 Holiday tours last […]

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Holiday Hours & Events


A Victorian Christmas at Körner’s Folly November 27, 2015—January 2, 2016* Holiday Hours: Mondays & Tuesdays: Closed Wednesdays: 10am – 5pm Thursdays: 10am – 5pm Fridays: 10am – 5pm Saturdays: 10am – 5pm Sundays: 1-5pm Visitors must arrive one hour prior to closing each day (4pm).  Early Closings: Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve 10am – […]

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Interior Restoration Continues at Körner’s Folly


Historic Körner’s Folly, 413 South Main Street, is pleased to announce the continuation of Operation Restoration, a long term project with the goal of restoring and preserving the Victorian house museum. Jule Körner died in 1924, and his wife died in 1934.  After that, Körner’s Folly was never again lived in as a full-time family […]

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Pardon our Mess: Decorating in Progress!


Each year, Körner’s Folly is decorated from floor to ceiling in holiday lights, garland, and adornments.  To transform into this Victorian holiday masterpiece, all 22 rooms are “adopted” by local civic clubs, volunteers, and organizations.  Together, these groups and individuals decorate Körner’s Folly throughout the month of November (November 1 – 25, 2015). If you […]

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Celebrate Fall and the Holiday Season at Körner’s Folly


For an overview of Fall and Holiday Season Events at Körner’s Folly, check out the October 2015 E-Newsletter! The last Körner’s Folly Family Revue Puppet Show of the season is October 24th Volunteers Needed Interior Restoration continues in the Main Kitchen! Find out how to become a valued Member of the Folly! Enter your email address […]

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Your Guide to Fall Events at Körner’s Folly


For an overview of all Fall Events at Körner’s Folly, check out the August – September 2015 E-Newsletter The Early Bird Gets the Beer?  Oktoberfest Early Bird Ticket Sale Ends September 1st Kernersville Little Theatre Presents: The Marvelous Wonderettes in Cupid’s Park Theater Girl Scouts “Play the Past” at Körner’s Folly on September 26 Volunteers Needed Final Puppet Shows […]

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